|2010 Yuri's Night at NASA Ames|
NASAs Ames Research Center hosted a mega Yuris Night celebration on April 9 and April 10, 2010.On Friday, an estimated 6,000 students from all over the Bay Area gathered for Education Day. Students between grades 4-12 engaged in hands-on learning activities that included interactive exhibits, workshops and presentations by leading scientists, engineers and technology experts. On Saturday, an estimated 6,000 space enthusiasts came to celebrate Yuris Night at NASA Ames...
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|Smart Skies: Line Up With Math|
NASA's Smart Skies™ features an interactive Air Traffic Control Simulator that enables students to apply proportional reasoning to make decisions and resolve conflicts in realistic air traffic control problems involving two or more planes. "Line Up With Math" is an introduction to the module for student in grades 5 through 9, where students are challenged to line up the planes safely, with proper spacing, on time, at a given intersection of jet routes...
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|NASA Ames Hosts Science Festival for San Francisco Bay Area Students|
NASA's Ames Research Center was one of the sponsors of the 10th annual "Reachout for the Rainbow After School Science Festival," held at the Bayview Opera House in San Francisco, Calif. Children were able to explore exhibits and hands-on science and technology activities, including displays from the Traveling Space Museum and the Exploratorium in San Francisco.The free family community event supports NASA's science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) efforts to reach out to underrepr...
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|High School Students Learn About Air Traffic Control Careers|
A group of ninth-grade students from San Mateo High School, Calif., were given a unique opportunity to transfer problem-solving skills from the classroom to the real world.NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) hosted a field trip packed with authentic air traffic control experiences for the students at the FAA's Oakland Air Route Traffic Control Center in Fremont, Calif.The two-hour field trip was part of NASA and the FAA's partnership in promoting science, technology, engineering a...
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